4 July 2014, Aurora, Colorado ~ Trainer Ken Danyluk won the Kerry Danyluk Memorial at Arapahoe Park, Colorado, on the 4th of July with Lil Rich Girl (TH Richie x Lilas Al Mels). The race is named for his son who died in Afghanistan this year. United States Marine Corp Combat Logistics Battalion 453 from Buckley, Colorado, joined the Danyluk family in the winner’s circle. The marines also participated in a Fourth of July tribute with Sara Shvartzman, who sang the national anthem and God Bless America.
U.S. Army Specialist Kerry Danyluk, who was awarded the Bronze Star and the Purple Heart, died on April 15, 2014. His father trained both the winner and the third-place finisher, Tm Maddamee, in the one-mile race for Arabians.
Results 2-6: RB Rich, TM Maddamee, Sand On Fire, TTT Tiny Tina, Etres Chic, Sundance Kid
Text by JONATHAN HOROWITZ
Photos by Coady Photography from the Kerry Danyluk Memorial at Arapahoe Park.